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Alcorn sports

Lady Braves greet little tykes

NATCHEZ — It was Zacaylin Taylor’s sixth birthday Wednesday and along with the $6 pinned to her shirt came a surprise from the Alcorn State ... Read more

JSU controls Soul Bowl

LORMAN — For one Natchez High School alumnus, it was a bittersweet moment. For another one, it was nothing but sweet. Alcorn State’s Nick Brooks ... Read more | 2 comments

Jimmie Giles inducted to state HOF

lorman — Former Alcorn State University standout Jimmie Giles already has plenty of accolades to his name, but on Nov. 7 he added another trophy ... Read more

Alcorn gets win No. 4

LORMAN — The Alcorn State University football team was one first down away from capping off its fourth Southwestern Conference victory of the season Saturday ... Read more

Braves look to get back on track

lorman — Three turnovers and a few special teams mistakes cost the Alcorn State University football game in its loss to Mississippi Valley State last ... Read more

Former Alcorn player elected to Miss. HOF

JACKSON (AP) — The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame announced its class of 2013 on Wednesday, which is led by four-time NFL Pro Bowl tight ... Read more

Alcorn ready after break

lorman — The Alcorn State University football team took a break last weekend and used an open date as a chance to get healthy and ... Read more

Alcorn: Braves look for third straight

LORMAN — The last two football weekends have been stressful for Alcorn State, but the team has managed to weather the storm and collect two ... Read more

Miss. State will host Alcorn State in 2013

STARKVILLE (AP) — Mississippi State will host Alcorn State in a non-conference football game next season at Davis Wade Stadium. It’s the fourth time in ... Read more

Alcorn ready for another challenge

lorman — Alcorn State head coach Jay Hopson said he already knew his football team had the ability to overcome adversity and win close ball ... Read more

A Brave comeback: Fake punt sparks Alcorn offense in game-winning drive

lorman — With the Alcorn State football team trailing 17-14 and looking at giving the football back to Southern University with under six minutes to ... Read more | 1 comment

Alcorn: Braves ready to face Jaguars

LORMAN — A rough time with wet footballs against Alabama State last Saturday gave Alcorn State plenty to work on this week. Head coach Jay ... Read more

Numerous turnovers lead to 54-14 loss for Alcorn on homecoming

lorman — Alcorn State spent its homecoming gift-wrapping touchdown after touchdown for Alabama State to unwrap Saturday afternoon. Six Braves turnovers gave Alabama State the ... Read more | 1 comment

Fans ready for ASU homecoming

NATCHEZ — Royal Hill II has been attending Alcorn State football games quite often since he graduated from the school in 1983. The Natchez resident ... Read more

ASU’s Pecoraro wants top defense

lorman — When Tony Pecoraro stepped on the Alcorn State University campus this summer, he had a goal in mind. Pecoraro was in the first ... Read more

Arkansas State crushes Alcorn 56-0

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Ryan Aplin threw for 198 yards and three touchdowns, and Arkansas State limited Alcorn State to 130 yards of offense in ... Read more

Alcorn vs. Arkansas State: Fleming recalls days as ball boy

lorman — As a boy, R.J. Fleming spent his Saturdays running footballs from one end of the Alcorn State University football field to the other ... Read more

Stalled out: Alcorn has trouble finishing drives, gives up big plays in loss

LORMAN — An inability to sustain drives and missed opportunities spelled trouble for Alcorn State University Saturday in the Braves’ home opener. Meanwhile, SWAC opponent ... Read more

Brave Nick Brooks: Natchez native sees more playing time with Alcorn offense

NATCHEZ — Rough was the only way Nick Brooks could describe his time at Alcorn State from last season until now. Rough in the sense ... Read more

Alcorn loses big on the road 42-3

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Justin Thorpe threw two touchdown passes and ran for another as James Madison routed Alcorn State 42-3 Saturday night in the ... Read more | 1 comment

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